oIncluded below are two semesters of documented college
lectures, involving many controversial topics. The unifying theme is that truth
is designed to determine politics, rather than that politics is designed to
Revised August 2, 2011
Raymond J. Jirran
Saint Ignatius High School, Cleveland, Ohio, classical curriculum with four
years of Latin and two years of Attic (Homeric) Greek.
A.B. Saint Joseph's Seminary College, Washington, D.C. in preparation to work
in the Black Apostolate as a Roman Catholic Josephite priest. I left two years
before ordination with a concentration in philosophy.
B.S. in Ed.KentStateUniversity, minors in General Science
"Racial Tensions in Ohio
Politics: 1865-1871" thesis
Ph.D.KentStateUniversity, cognate area in Sociology
and Anthropology, "Cleveland and the Negro Following World War II"
retirement Thomas Nelson Community College. I took additional course work to
teach Political Science in the VirginiaCommunity College System.
For twenty-eight years I proudly taught Black History.
The index to the Catholic Biblical Quarterly (CBQ)
begins in 2001, Vol. 63, No. 1, to the present Vol. 73, No. 3 (July 2011). As
of August 2, the index is at least 510 pages.